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Laakso Name Meaning

Finnish: from laakso ‘valley’, generally an ornamental name adopted during the name conversion movement of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Often, it was adopted by Finnish bearers of Swedish names containing the Swedish element dal ‘valley’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Lakso, Raak, Lacko, Laake, Laabs, Laas, Luks, Ladas, Faas, Leano

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Laakso Family Occupations

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Laakso Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Laakso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Laakso in 1957 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

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